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Jack Beaudoin | March 14, 2007 | 12:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS – Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt and healthcare IT czar Robert Kolodner, MD, reiterated the Bush Administration’s strong commitment to interoperable health... More
Chip Means | March 14, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt has put forth a plan to fund local organizations to assess and report on providers’ quality of care performance.... More
Bernie Monegain | March 14, 2007 | 12:00 AM
There’s a certain excitement that comes from having attended a conference and show put on by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. You know – sprints to and from... More
Bernie Monegain | March 14, 2007 | 12:00 AM
ENGLEWOOD, CO – Centura Health, one of Colorado’s largest group of hospitals and healthcare services, is among several healthcare organizations that have recently turned to technology to i... More
Diana Manos | March 14, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON – The American Health Information Community (AHIC), an advisory panel to the Department of Health and Human Services, yesterday voted unanimously in favor of recommending certificatio... More
Bernie Monegain | March 13, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Congressional hearings earlier this month on the failures in patient care at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center revealed that information technology – sometimes the lack of i... More
Diana Manos | March 13, 2007 | 12:00 AM
SEATTLE, WA – Physicians in Washington State say they would like to support a new regional healthcare quality study, but they remain wary of the limited time and funds allotted to the program, a... More
Eric Wicklund | March 13, 2007 | 12:00 AM
REDWOOD CITY, CA – A pair of access management companies are joining forces to ensure that remote doctors and physicians’ clinics have easy and secure access with the hospitals they serve.... More
Richard Pizzi | March 13, 2007 | 12:00 AM
IRVINE, CA – Many, if not most, community health centers in the United States have a difficult time affording healthcare information technology. But a southern California umbrella organiza... More
Diana Manos | March 13, 2007 | 12:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS – The Department of Health and Human Services will award an $800,000 federal contract aimed at promoting healthcare IT collaboration among state leaders. The con... More
Patty Enrado | March 12, 2007 | 12:00 AM
OAKLAND, CA – The seven health plan members of the Integrated Healthcare Association together awarded $55 million in 2006 to California physician groups participating in the associatio... More
Richard Pizzi | March 12, 2007 | 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Information technology should play a central role in the coordination and integration of patient care across all elements of the healthcare system, according to a statement released... More